I want to share with you what allows me to have fun at the gym, (hint: the key is to stop thinking about weight loss). I’m hoping you can use these tips to motivate yourself to get on the stair climber, the elliptical, the track, the pool, the basketball court, or the yoga mat. Whatever is fun for you.
Here is where the fun begins as I begin to break down the sun salutation for you. The great thing about the sequence below, is that it can be done any time as its own ‘half sun salutation’ to warm up the body, get some blood flowing, stretch some muscles and relieve stress. I never … Continue reading Standing Sun Salutation
Artwork by Abby Bunnell If you’ve ever been to a yoga class, you have done at least one posture in a sequence of movements called a sun salutation. Chances are you’ve done all of the postures in the sequence and have probably done one or more variations of the sequence as part of your practice. … Continue reading Sun Salutation Series – Introduction
I’m proud to say that I’ve now been practicing yoga on a regular basis for just over six months. I started writing about my yoga practice this year because I noticed such a variety of benefits to the routine. I’ve greatly enjoyed using yoga as a fitness and wellness program, but also as a source … Continue reading Yoga: Six Months Later
Ana T. Forrest, creator of Forrest Yoga, is no stranger to life's challenges. Forrest was born disabled with malformed legs and chronic pain, had a physically abusive mother and absentee father, was frequently drugged and sexually abused as a toddler and child, battled with drug and alcohol abuse and addiction from the time she was six, … Continue reading Fierce Medicine: Weirdly Wonderful